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Re: Finger joints

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  • karincorbin
    Also known as box joints a common term used in the olden days which might help you in your research.
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 30 11:26 AM
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      Also known as "box joints" a common term used in the olden days which might help you in your research.

      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Jerry Harder <geraldgoodwine@...> wrote:
      >
      > I am looking for some primary documentation for finger joints. (I am
      > planning on making 10 boxes with them as they are easier then dovetails
      > (which I have no trouble finding doc for)) Any place and time would be
      > good. 16th German would be exquisite. Also looking for documentation
      > for boxes with metal reinforcement strapping. I am looking fore
      > simplicity here. I am finding lots that have excessive strapping and
      > would be very heavy. It is imperative that I reinforce, but keep weight
      > down. Again 16th German would be extra nice.
      >
    • Jerry Harder
      Thanks Gerald
      Message 2 of 3 , Jul 30 9:39 PM
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        Thanks
        Gerald

        On 7/30/2013 1:26 PM, karincorbin wrote:
         

        Also known as "box joints" a common term used in the olden days which might help you in your research.

        --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Jerry Harder <geraldgoodwine@...> wrote:
        >
        > I am looking for some primary documentation for finger joints. (I am
        > planning on making 10 boxes with them as they are easier then dovetails
        > (which I have no trouble finding doc for)) Any place and time would be
        > good. 16th German would be exquisite. Also looking for documentation
        > for boxes with metal reinforcement strapping. I am looking fore
        > simplicity here. I am finding lots that have excessive strapping and
        > would be very heavy. It is imperative that I reinforce, but keep weight
        > down. Again 16th German would be extra nice.
        >


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